verb re·arm \(ˌ)rē-ˈärm\

: to obtain new weapons

: to supply (someone or something) with new weapons

Full Definition of REARM

transitive verb
:  to arm (as a nation or a military force) again with new or better weapons
intransitive verb
:  to become armed again
re·ar·ma·ment \-ˈär-mə-mənt\ noun

Examples of REARM

  1. The treaty forbids the country to rearm.
  2. Another country was rearming their enemies.

First Known Use of REARM



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